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Officials: Suspicious package found at Charlotte airport

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Emergency crews responded to Charlotte-Douglas Airport on Wednesday after a suspicious package was found.

The package was found just before 2 p.m. in a secured baggage processing area and was removed for inspection, according to airport officials.

Charlotte police officers are in charge of evaluating the package, but have not confirmed what it is believed to be.

"The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Bomb Squad responded to the scene along with the Charlotte Fire Department, and is working with our Federal partners and Airport Operations with this situation," police said.

Officials say the incident did not affect passengers or flights.

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